Culinary Arts Instructor

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/22/2022 3:00 PM)
Job ID
2022-2148
# of Openings
1
Category
Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition
Type
Fiscal Sponsorship Organizations
Location : Name
Future Chefs

Overview

Future Chefs (futurechefs.net) prepares Boston high school students to leave high school ready for quality employment and post-secondary education. With a focus on positive youth development, Future Chefs provides culinary training and authentic work-based learning to prepare teens with the hard skills they will need to succeed in the culinary industry and most importantly the job readiness skills to succeed in any field. Future Chefs’ model is based on the belief that every student is unique and flourishes in respectful, safe, stimulating settings that provide opportunities for growth, and relationships with caring, supportive adults who honor students’ lived experiences. Future Chefs occupies 5770 square feet of meeting, kitchen and office space on the first floor of The Clarion in Roxbury and is programming our space to build community-based collaborations that directly and indirectly support our mission. Future Chefs is a fiscally sponsored organization of TSNE (tsne.org).

 

Responsibilities

The Culinary Arts Instructor will work both independently and with Program Staff to:

  • Plan and execute weekly after school meetings with Future Chefs cohorts at program sites in Quincy and Everett High Schools.
  • Maintain communication with culinary arts instructors at each high school and with Future Chefs program staff.
  • Assist in planning and developing materials for youth programming events.
  • Assist in monthly soft skills workshops at Future Chefs space in Boston.
  • Participate in regular programming meetings to discuss student progress and contribute ideas for future programming.  
  • Assist with student and program evaluation efforts including data collection, data input, and data analysis alongside program staff.

Special Job Requirements:

  • Access to reliable transportation;
  • Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends, as needed;
  • This position is subject to a criminal background check.

Qualifications

We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

  • Comfortable public speaking and group facilitation;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • An interest in teaching and/or  working with youth;
  • Experience in the food service industry or education in the culinary arts;
  • Some proficiency in Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to work after-school hours and participate in 1 or 2 daytime meetings as needed;
  • The desire be part of a diverse learning community;
  • Flexibility and a positive, can-do attitude;
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Respect for the dignity of all work and willingness to consider multiple points of views.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.

 

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:

  • Handle, or feel objects, tools or controls;
  • Reach; traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); occasionally ascend/descend; and position self (to) move;
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate;
  • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards;
  • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight;
  • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.

Regarding COVID-19: TSNE considers the health and safety of our employees of the utmost importance, and due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and subject to your state and local laws, our policy requires that all employees performing in-person work at a TSNE designated office are fully vaccinated. For the purpose of this policy, fully vaccinated indicates that you have received a single dose of the Janssen vaccine, or both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. Certain exemptions may be requested and will be considered by Human Resources.

 

Compensation and Benefits

 

Location: Work will be primarily performed Mattapan, MA. Work is not eligible for remote work.

Compensation: The starting rate for this position is $18.00/hour and is commensurate with experience.

Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:

  • Generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO): 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks vacation, 1 week personal holiday, and sick time for full-time staff;
  • 80% Employer-paid, $0 deductible Health Insurance through Harvard Pilgrim;
  • Low-cost MetLife Dental and Vision;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health and Dependent Care;
  • Employer-paid Life, Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance;
  • Employer-paid Pension through TIAA;
  • ...and more!

TSNE/FC strives to achieve excellence through a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that embraces all of our individual and collective differences. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, Middle Eastern and North African, Bilingual and/or Bicultural candidates, and LGBTQ2SIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We value and honor the unique talents, learning styles, and lived experiences of each individual that enrich and strengthen our workplace culture, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

 

All employment conditions are based on an individual’s performance and job qualifications. TSNE/FC prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, creed, color, religion, native language, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, race-based hairstyles, or any other protected characteristic stated by federal and state law. Regardless of any class’ protection under the law or lack thereof, TSNE/FC celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse team of employees. It is represented in our workplace culture, and it is who we are.

 

TSNE/FC's EEO statement extends to volunteers, interns, contractors, vendors, and clients.

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